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Re: Trouble Ahead: Normative references to 2001 XPointer CR.

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2007 00:38:02 +0200
To: public-xmlsec-maintwg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070712223802.GR31669@raktajino.does-not-exist.org>

On 2007-07-12 23:05:35 +0200, Thomas Roessler wrote:

> Thinking out loud here, we should be able to *define* the behavior
> of #xpointer(id('ID')) and #xpointer(/) in terms of of element()
> XPointers, without any resulting in any change in actual
> conformance.

Well, it's not really possible for element() to identify the root
node, but other than that, the plan seems to work (after reviewing a
bunch of relevant spec material).

  http://www.w3.org/2007/xmlsec/Drafts/xmldsig-core/xmldsig-core-xpointer.html

... is a variant of the editor's draft that I *think* has the
necessary changes to sections 4.3.3.2 and 4.3.3.3.  It's a first
stab, though.

Please review.

Thanks,
-- 
Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>
Received on Thursday, 12 July 2007 22:38:08 GMT

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